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Nov 18, 2012 11:30am EST
, you're speaking outdoors, no microphone, high voices travel across the crowd. steven douglas, you couldn't hear him five rows back. people also knew how he walked and there were people who described lincoln walked like a laborer and had the world of burden on his shoulders and hands behind his back. watch the way he walks. most importantly to me was lincoln's humor comes out on the film. the only thing i insisted with tony, please put more stories in. and there's a bunch of times where lincoln tells stories that are irritating to everybody else around and he'll tell a funny story. when he tells a story, his face comes alive and sadness goes away. stories were his way of whistling off sadness because he had a mel an kolly temperament. >> it's so hard to put lincoln in a modern political context. i can imagine the twitter treatment of lincoln trying to abolish slavery, hash tag, how is he going to get this done. there is a leadership lesson that is important now and important for president obama embarking on a second term as he seeks to be what he wanted to be, not just a president
Nov 24, 2012 7:30pm EST
collapsed. >> what happened? >> steven a. douglas, the journalist at the time, a very short, ferocious northern democrat, youngest man in the senate, 35 years old, the marco rubio of his day perhaps, did what clay had not done. he did the numbers. in other words is what steven a. douglas determined was there were enough combinations of votes in the senate to pass the different parts of clay's compromise but not all at once. so he passed six
Nov 23, 2012 11:30pm EST
settled. steven douglas the great democrat from illinois what he saw as the view of slavery he said douglas don't care but god cares and humanity cares proprietary. to his past lincoln describes evil over all national deals and dangers have come. it must be stopped. to accept a compromise that there would even permit the theory of expansion expansion -- lincoln. he never advocated any moves timing begin he declared the federal government does us no such power. even supported the one measure aimed at compromise coming at of congress with the original 14 commencement the would have made the prohibition of slavery as a state possible. and hid did pass congress in would have been put on the constitution. >> host: day expressed his support that would make the abolition almost impossible. he simply could not count but with that expansion itself lincoln found a way past the barrier. slavery he announced must remain within the borders in that fashion. some of the absolute partisanship and his heart abraham lincoln was done yielding. of meaningful copper-- compromise. and rejected the legacy
Nov 20, 2012 8:00pm EST
, robert kimmitt, douglas holtz-eakin, steven clemons. [applause] >> i am.your doom. i come onstage and save time to go. the eternal foot man holding your coat. >> more from last week's washington idea form hosted by the aspen institute and museum. up next the counterterrorism coordinator also discusses the afghanistan war. [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] [no audio] >> we're having a technical problem obviously with the squash and form segment. we are going to move on with our programming. the british house of commons is holding a hearing examining the progress and security in afghanistan. last month a british defense committee ambassador to nato in the joint forces commander for asked about the 2014 timetable for native and british troops to withdraw from afghanistan. nato and u.k. armed forces have been in afghanistan since october 2001. this is an hour 45 minute. >> welcome to all of you to the evidence session on afghanistan, which we are using today to look at the state of operations in afghanistan and how well the afghan national security forc
Nov 20, 2012 3:00am PST
occupy members who plotted to blow up an ohio bridge. the fbi arrested douglas wright, baxter and stevens back in may. the three men are charged with trying to use explosives to take down a bridge outside cleveland as part of the mayday protests. the three pleaded guilty in september and federal prosecutors want to see them serve a combined 74 years in prison. something on the lighter side to round out the news. the first lady will get her official white house christmas tree on friday. this year's tree is a 19 foot tall frazier fir from ash county north carolina. the farm is home to the 2012 winners of the national christmas tree association grand champions. more john fuglesang coming up right after the break. stay with us. [ voice of dennis ] driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the bill pritz show. this is the "bill press show." >> john: this is the "bill press show." i'm john fuglesang
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
we raise taxes on billionaires. gregg: here now steven moore, and office president of the american action forum, douglas holtz, eagan. is christian write? >> there are two different thingsment do we want too raise taxes on the rich now during this lame-duck session. we've already done that. in the president's affordable care act there is a new surtax. that has happened. you have to ask the question how much do you want to do and perhaps drive the economy into a recession. the second is what deal can you strike about the debt. in the end if they do raise more revenue they shouldn't do it by raising the tax rates, but by broadening the base. and remember none of it is going to solve our problems. they have to do entitlement reform. gregg: here is what john boehner had to say. >> the problem with raising tax rates on the yetist americans is that more than half of them are small business owners. we know from ernst and young 700,000 jobs would be destroyed. we also know that it would slow down our economy. raising tax rates will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone say
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